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2012-13 NAIA Men's Swimming & Diving Postseason Coaches' Poll

March 08, 2013
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By Travis Rae, Communications and Sports Information Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Oklahoma Baptist won its second-consecutive national championship and tallied all five first-place votes with 30 points to earn the top sport in the postseason edition of the 2012-13 NAIA Men's Swimming and Diving Coaches' Poll, the national office announced Friday. The Bison were ranked No. 1 all season.

Oklahoma Baptist set seven championships records at the national championship and collected 13 All-American honors. The Bison won the 2013 Swimming and Diving National Championship by 432.5 points over second place.

Finishing runner-up to Oklahoma Baptist at the national championship and collecting 20 points for the No. 2 rating is Concordia (Calif.) Olivet Nazarene improved two spots, from No. 5 to No. 3 after an impressive showing at the national championships. Falling two positions to No. 4 is SCAD Savannah (Ga.) with 11 points. Rounding out the top five is Illinois Tech with five points.

The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches from the NAIA Swimming & Diving Coaches Association.

2012-13 NAIA Men's Swimming & Diving Postseason Coaches' Poll

Rank Last Week School (1st Place Votes) Total Points
1 1 Oklahoma Baptist (5) 30
2 3 Concordia (Calif.) 20
3 5 Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 15
4 2 SCAD Savannah (Ga.) 10
5 RV Illinois Tech 5